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Sardine vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Sardine and Thyme?

  • Sardine is higher in Phosphorus, however Thyme is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin D, and Magnesium.
  • Sardine's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 373% more.
  • Thyme contains 5 times less Phosphorus than Sardine. Sardine contains 490mg of Phosphorus, while Thyme contains 106mg.

We used Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone and Thyme, fresh types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Thyme
Contains more Phosphorus +362.3%
Contains more Iron +497.6%
Contains more Magnesium +310.3%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Zinc +38.2%
Contains more Copper +198.4%
Equal in Calcium - 405
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Phosphorus +362.3%
Contains more Iron +497.6%
Contains more Magnesium +310.3%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Zinc +38.2%
Contains more Copper +198.4%
Equal in Calcium - 405

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Thyme
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +187.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4299.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.4%
Contains more Folate +350%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +187.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +4299.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.4%
Contains more Folate +350%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sardine Thyme
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sardine Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 0g 10.45g Thyme
Protein 24.62g 5.56g Sardine
Fats 11.45g 1.68g Sardine
Carbs 0g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 208kcal 101kcal Sardine
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Thyme
Fiber 0g 14g Thyme
Calcium 382mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 2.92mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 39mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 490mg 106mg Sardine
Potassium 397mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 307mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 1.31mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.186mg 0.555mg Thyme
Vitamin A 108IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 2.04mg mg Sardine
Vitamin D 193IU 0IU Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8µg 0µg Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.048mg Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 5.245mg 1.824mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.409mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.167mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 10µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 8.94µg 0µg Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276mg 0.114mg Sardine
Threonine 1.079mg 0.154mg Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134mg 0.285mg Sardine
Leucine 2.001mg 0.262mg Sardine
Lysine 2.26mg 0.126mg Sardine
Methionine 0.729mg mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961mg mg Sardine
Valine 1.268mg 0.307mg Sardine
Histidine 0.725mg mg Sardine
Cholesterol 142mg 0mg Thyme
Trans Fat g 0g Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869g 0.081g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148g 0.532g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sardine Thyme
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
131
Sardine
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
79
Sardine
153
Thyme

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
148%
Sardine
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
24%
Thyme
Fats
53%
Sardine
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 298mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.061g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $4.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/nutrients
  2. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.